Friday January 13, 2012

Student Loses US Extradition Battle Over Copyright Infringement

I'll never understand stuff like this. I know he's just a kid but everyone knows the copyright cops are going to come after you if you do something like this, so why put yourself through the hassles for a few bucks?

District judge, Quentin Purdy, ruled that O'Dwyer should nonetheless face trial in the US. "There are said to be direct consequences of criminal activity by Richard O'Dwyer in the USA, albeit by him never leaving the north of England," Purdy said. "Such a state of affairs does not demand a trial here if the competent UK authorities decline to act, and does, in my judgment, permit one in the USA."